As the window to help their own children closed, the VanHoutan family kept fighting to find a treatment for devastating Batten disease
Researchers say people may want to think twice before turning to diet drinks as an alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages
Before you or your child heads into surgery, check this advice to help reduce the risk of addiction to prescription pain meds
“We now know, beyond doubt, that for many people, autism is a whole-body disorder"
There are steps you can take right now to help improve your odds against Alzheimer's disease in the future
“It’s not only hurting polar bears, it’s hurting us” – and these doctors say we need to do something about it
Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula discuss top medical stories on "CBS This Morning: Saturday"
What the most recent research says about how to keep your heart healthy
A new field of study called nutritional psychiatry looks at how diet can impact conditions like depression
Pet health care bills can climb into the tens of thousands of dollars as new technologies and treatments drive up costs
New research ranks state-by-state obesity rates; see how your home state measures up
The latest research and best advice to help you stay healthy and enjoy your next chapter in life
Watch and read: CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has the latest on how to stay healthy
The latest health news and advice from "CBS This Morning" medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula
Charmaine Yoest, who actively supported Trump in his campaign, will serve as assistant secretary of public affairs at HHS
Even people living with tainted cream users are vulnerable to mercury poisoning – especially pregnant women and children
T.J. Owuanibe shared center stage with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce the Baltimore Ravens' top draft pick
New report sheds light on the disturbing practice; "It feels like a violation ... not dissimilar to rape"
Schools across the country are warning parents that "13 Reasons Why" could be glamorizing teen suicide
Saturday, April 29th is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
That means the measure can't be passed in time to make a list of President Trump's accomplishments during his first 100 days in office
For the first time, drivers killed in car crashes in the U.S. were more likely to be on drugs than drunk, according to new data
Consumers are urged not to use the affected products after some cans tested positive for penobarbital
Even in healthy people, heavy drinking over a short period of time was a "trigger" for the heart
New studies suggest liquid biopsies might help show who would or would not benefit from chemotherapy
This comes after the Freedom Caucus endorsed a new piece of the legislation Wednesday
Here's what you need to know about a painful, lesser-known complication
First identified in Japan in 2009, the fungus has spread to more than a dozen countries around the globe
The agency has issued warning letters to 14 U.S.-based companies peddling dozens of products
Health officials explain why painkiller deaths may be even more common than they thought
Baby root canals will now be done at the clinic using sterile, bottled water rather than tap water, health officials say
MIT researchers say a lab-made, synthetic phlegm-like substance could help combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Over four weeks, scientists saw a lamb fetus "open its eyes, grow wool, breathe, swim"
Low-dose aspirin might counteract the effect of a compound normally found in eggs and meat, a new study suggests
“There’s a place in every community for a school like this"
The foot’s impact while walking has a direct impact on blood supply to the brain, a new ultrasound study found
"Don't be afraid to have a conversation with your children," one expert says about the popular but disturbing show
Calming kids down with food can start a vicious, unhealthy cycle, a new study says
Trump has threatened not to fund the payments as part of a governmentwide spending bill, but Democrats are insisting they be included
"It is a very, very sad fact when these kids end up in the hospital or dying from a vaccine-preventable disease. They’ve died of ignorance,” doctor says